21st June 2013 CURRENT EXHIBITIONS Monday 24 June to 19 July 2013 Light and Life Exhibition Local artist

Mischelle Star presents an illuminating exhibition of bright colours to stimulate the senses, in scenes of landscape, abstract and contemporary illusions. She uses house paints and mixed media to create an exhibition of bold colours and texture, which relate to our light along our life path being illuminated for us in many different ways, so that we experience moments that become memories in our life. Exhibition on display at the Portland Arts Centre, Cnr Glenelg and Bentinck Streets, Portland from 24 June to 19 July. Open weekdays 9am-5pm. Admission free. For further information ph: 5522 2263. “Souvenir” Exhibition Exhibition on display until 15 October 2013 at the Portland Maritime Discover Centre, Lee Breakwater Road, Portland. Open daily 9am – 5pm (except Christmas Day). Free admission to the exhibition. Child's Play Exhibition on display at History House until Saturday, 3 August 2013 between 10am – 4pm. For further information contact Trevor Smith, ph: 5522 2319 or email: tsmith@glenelg.vic.gov.au. Casterton Town Hall Celebrates 75 Years - Exhibition Exhibition on display until 30 June 2013 at the Casterton Town Hall (Foyer), 67 Henty Street, Casterton. Open weekdays 9 am – 5 pm. Free admission to the exhibition. COMMUNITY EVENTS Saturday 22 June 2013 "Schoolies with a Cause" Monster Garage Sale. A monster garage sale with good quality second hand items to be held at the Uniting Church Hall Town Green, Portland from 9am – 12noon. Morning tea is also available and proceeds go to the Bayview College "Schoolies with a Cause" Project in Tahn Loc, Vietnam. For further information contact Maree Stanford, ph: 5522 2184 or email: maree.stanford@bigpond.com Wednesday 26 June 2013 Get Your Business Organised seminar Work smarter not harder. This seminar from Small Business Victoria will provide tips on how to organise your workload, simplify your processes and prioritise your tasks to make your business run more efficiently. Imagine investing just two hours of your time to gain the skills you need to get organised and stay that way! Seminar will be on Wednesday 26 June from 6 to 8pm in the Quest Conference Room, 66 Julia St, Portland. For further information contact Sharon Linke on 5522 2283 or email slinke@glenelg.vic.gov.au

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Friday 21 June, Saturday 22 June, Sunday 23 June 2013 The Servant of Two Masters Produced, directed and performed by the Portland CEMA Theatre Group, this comedy tell the story of Silvio who wants to marry Clarice has to marry Signor Federigo who’s really Beatrice in disguise who’s come to Turin to find her love Florindo and the whole sorry mess is about to get a whole lot sorrier when Florindo and Beatrice both unknowingly hire the same servant – the brilliantly useless Truffaldino of Bergamo . . . who’s in love with Clarice’s servant Smeraldina........... On Friday 21 June at 7.30pm, Saturday 22 June at 7.30 pm and Sunday 23 June at 2pm at the Portland Arts Centre corner of Glenelg and Bentinck Sreets. For bookings go to www.trybookings.com or call Jacqui on 0438 054 676. SPORT AND RECREATION Sunday 23 June 2013 Winter Solstice Fun Run Portland Runners Club presents Winter Solstice Fun Run, ‘Light up the shortest day’. 1km kids run, 5km run, 9km run, or 14.5km lighthouse to lighthouse run. 14.5km: 9am Cape Nelson to Portland. Buses leaving Portland at 8.30am for 14.5km run. 5km and 9km: 9.30am at Portland’s ploughed field. 1km kid’s run: 10.45am at Portland’s ploughed field. Pre-register by 21 June for discounted entry fee. Chil dren’s 1km fun run is free. For further information phone: 0418 132 052 or email: curradarra@westvic.com.au PERFORMING ARTS Thursday 27 June 2013 Cheek to Chic Noel Coward and Cole Porter’s witty words and musical gems sparkle with the creative collaboration of Hilary Henshaw and Peter Hurley. Timeless favourites, including ‘I’ll See You Again”, ‘A Room With A View’, ‘Mrs Worthington’ from Noel and ‘Let’s Do It’, ‘Wunderbar’ and ‘Night and Day’ from Cole, all performed with panache, pizzazz and pathos. Performing at the Portland Arts Centre at 10.30am on Thursday 27 June 2013. Saturday 29 June 2013 The Table of Knowledge In ‘The Table of Knowledge’, version 1.0 turns its forensic theatrical vision to th e so-called ‘sex for development’ corruption scandal that engulfed Wollongong City Council in 2008. Using the transcripts of the ICAC Inquiry, the script is based almost entirely on the actual words of the central characters. This is an utterly compelling and hilarious interrogation of power, corruption and good governance in contemporary Australia. Performing at the Portland Civic Hall at 7.30pm on Saturday 29 June 2013. For further information on Performing Arts contact Lynda, ph: 5522 2263, email: lcooper@glenelg.vic.gov.au or web: www.arts.glenelg.vic.gov.au

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REGULAR ACTIVITIES CEMA Bellydance Group The CEMA Bellydance Group holds classes at Portland Arts Centre on Monday nights at 6pm. Come learn a fun Bellydance to the drum. Women of all ages & abilities welcome to join for fun, fitness and friendship. Contact Monica, ph: 0423 945 300 for further information. New ladies welcome Fawthrop Wednesday Walking Group Need to walk more? Like to meet others? The Wednesday Fawthrop Walking Group meets in Hood Street Car Park at 8.55am for 9am walk around the lagoon. Free coffee or tea after walking. New members always welcome. For more information contact Rosemary, ph. 5522 1175. Dance Class - Zumbellesque Zumbellesque combining styles of Zumba moves, bellydance fusion and burlesque beats all to modern music. It's a get fit and have fun class held at St Stephens Church Hall in Percy Street every Tuesday night at 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Small cost for adults and students. Contact Gypsy Mischelle Star ph: 0418 717 555. All money raised goes to the Port Fairy Community House. South Portland Dance Dance to be held on the third Saturday of every month from 8pm to midnight at the South Portland Hall, Wellington Road, Portland. All welcome. A plate of supper would be appreciated. Tarragal Band playing. For further information Marie, ph: 5523 4338. Learn to Dance Learn to Dance session to be held every Tuesday at the South Portland Hall, Wellington Road, Portland. Beginners 7-8pm. Dancing 8-10pm. The Waltz, Modern Waltz, Rhumba, Tango, Cha Cha, Swing, Fox Trot, Mambo. Cuppa and biscuits to finish. Entry fee – small cost. Great exercise for body and brain. Learn here – dance anywhere. For further information contact Jim, ph: 5521 1680 or Ellie, ph: 0438 233 424. Seniors Activities Mixed Pantry Bingo - held every Friday ‘eyes down’ at 1.30pm. Indoor Bowls – takes place each Monday and Wednesday at 1.30pm and Saturday at 12.30pm. All activities are held at the Drill Hall, Bentinck Street, Portland (change of venue from Fawthrop Community Centre. For further information contact Mavis, ph: 5523 1556.

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